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Tánasite Hopes Fully Vaccinated People Won't Need Covid Tests Before Flying, In Future.

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A memo is due to go to cabinet next Tuesday.

The Tánaiste has said he hopes to get to the point where people won't need to have COVID tests before flying internationally.

A memo is due to go to cabinet next Tuesday outlining plans for the return of foreign holidays at some point over the summer.


Leo Varadkar has said he believes it will be August at the earliest.

He's also signaled there may be changes for the testing rules around flying:

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